Feb 13 – 16, 2012
Europe/Zurich timezone

Search for ultra-high energy photons and neutrinos using Telescope Array surface detector

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500/1-001 - Main Auditorium (CERN)

500/1-001 - Main Auditorium


CERN, Geneva
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Dr Grigory Rubtsov (Institute for Nuclear Research of RAS)


We search for ultra-high energy photons by analyzing geometrical properties of shower fronts of events registered by the Telescope Array surface detector. By making use of an event-by-event statistical method, we derive upper limits on the absolute flux of primary photons with energies above 10^19, 10^19.5 and above 10^20 eV based on the three years data from Telescope Array surface detector (May 2008 - May 2011). We report the results of down-going neutrino search based on the analysis of very inclined events.

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Dr Grigory Rubtsov (Institute for Nuclear Research of RAS)


Benjamin Stokes (University of Utah) Dmitri Ivanov (Rutgers) Gordon Thomson (University of Utah) Prof. Masaki Fukushima (ICRR, University of Tokyo) Sergey Troitsky (Russian Academy of Sciences (RU))

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